from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having total knowledge; knowing everything: an omniscient deity; the omniscient narrator.
- n. One having total knowledge.
- n. God. Used with the.
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- adj. Having total knowledge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having universal knowledge; knowing all things; infinitely knowing or wise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- All-knowing; possessing knowledge of all things; having infinite or universal knowledge: as, God only is omniscient.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. infinitely wise
Medieval Latin omnisciēns, omniscient- : Latin omni-, omni- + Latin sciēns, scient-, present participle of scīre, to know; see skei- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Medieval Latin omnisciens ("all-knowing"), from Latin omnis ("all") + sciens ("knowing"). (Wiktionary)